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Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
withdrawing u.s. troops from afghanistan that got our attention. watch. >> well, we're going to be finished by 2014 and when i'm president, we'll make sure we bring our troops out by the end of 2014. >> keeping them honest, when governor romney was entering the presidential race in june of 2011, he was saying just the opposite. in fact, slamming president obama's timetable for leaving afghanistan. listen. >> announcing a withdrawal date, that was wrong. the taliban may not have watches but they do have calendars. >> president obama called romney out last night on this point, accusing him of shifting his foreign policy positions. romney didn't disagree with the president and that and of itself might be the most interesting part of all. as for president obama, most post-debate polls including cnn showed he had a good night. the question is, will it give his campaign new momentum and we can't say one way or the other for sure. which made what the obama campaign did this morning all the more curious. at about 10:00 a.m., they unveiled this 20-page glossy pamphlet that describes his plan to move
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Oct 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
was in 1980, and the surprise was what did not happen. 52 u.s. hostages held in iran were not released before the election, despite president carter's efforts. instead, they were freed as soon as ronald reagan was inaugurated, setting off democratic suspicion never proven that reagan emissaries back channeled with iran to delay freeing the hostages and deny the troubled carter campaign a huge preelection boost. >> it fed into the whole dynamic of the 1980 race in the sense that jimmy carter was a stumbling, ineffective president. >> reporter: fast forward to 1992. president george h.w. bush was already on the ropes against bill clinton over a sluggish economy, when casper wineberger, former president ronald reagan's defense secretary, was implicated in the iran contra scandal shortly before election day. bad news that bush, who served as reagan's vice president, did not need. in 2004, a classic october surprise. osama bin laden released a video on october 29th, just four days before election day in a razor-thin race between president bush and john kerry. three years after 9/11
CNN
Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
quicker. i don't know the answer to that. >> you have to remember, the u.s. is at a huge disadvantage. it didn't have people on the ground to interview these witnesses, and a lot of the information, cnn on the ground before the fbi was in benghazi. >> you would think those people would know there wasn't a protest. we don't have the answer. stay with us. we want to bring in bob bair. former cia operator in the middle east and also fran town sends. fran recently visited libya prior to this attack and visited with ambassador stevens. what do you make of the e-mail sent to a number of state department officials and the national security council. >> we shouldn't be surprised by this. remember, we reported early on, law enforcement sources i had spoken to said the state department had real time access to the facts on the ground, because, of course, from the consulate, they called to the embassy in trip old ooeshg patched through, state department headquarters, we knew they had real time access to information. it is true that in the early going there, is conflicting information, but as you point
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Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
have been reported dead in the u.s. five alone in new york. 5.3 million people are without power. 23 states are under wind advisories. damage from the wind alone could top $3 million. and sandy is already response iblg f67 deaths in caribbeans. >> roads flooded out. the water rising above the cars in some locals. this historic superstorm made landfall over the most populated areas of the u.s. wind damage, power outages, storm surges, inland flooding, you name it, even snowstorms are threatening the lives and homes of 60 people from virginia to mags ma massachusetts. >> look at this. this is the crane atop a luxury manhattan skyscraper. now it's 730 stories. going up to 90. it's swaying back and forth over west 57th street. let's get to meteorologist ivan cabrera joining us with the latest on the superstorm. where is sandy right now? >> sandy is inland at this point here. unlike a hurricane, it's going to be a long one here. this is not weakening. remember, when a hurricane that makes landfall, we're relaxing a bit. the storm gets the energy from the ocean here. this is no longer
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
tonight. on the eve of a congressional hearing about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, the state department are pushing a new narrative. just ahead, what officials told our bill daugherty ahead. >>> the pharmacy at the center of the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak wouldn't talk to dr. sanjay gupta. they wouldn't even let him inside. what sanjay saw behind the facility is raising new questions tonight. we're keeping them honest. >>> breaking news tonight about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya on september 11th. u.s. ambassador christopher stevens, three other americans were killed. you know that. at the time of the attack, a backlash was building over an anti-muslim video in other parts of the world. various officials in the obama administration initially said a protest outside the consulate had turned violent. tonight, though, on the eve of a congressional hearing about the security situation in benghazi, prior to the attack, a new narrative is emerging from the state department. jill dougherty joins me now. so jill, there is
CNN
Oct 18, 2012 1:00am EDT
herring. even if a mob had spontaneously gathered because of the video and decided to charge the u.s. embassy and killed the u.s. ambassador, two navy s.e.a.l.s and another american, that's still an act of terrorism. terrorism is basically the taking of the lives of particularly civilians in a political act designed to have some kind of political impact. what strikes me as an act of terrorism, whether or not it was a mob or al qaeda. now, was it an act of terrorism perpetrated by a terrorist organization affiliated with al qaeda, with planning and forethought? that we don't know. but i don't really see how it wasn't an act of terrorism no matter who did it. >> david, do you think governor romney missed an opportunity focusing in the debate the word the president used in the rose garden speech as opposed to the nearly 14 days or whatever it was that they were still unclear about what happened? >> and continued. look, governor romney had good cards. he overplayed them. and the president was able to push him back and push him back pretty hard and he suffered for it. but we're still not
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
u.s. embassy and killed the u.s. ambassador, two navy s.e.a.l.s and another american, that's still an act of terrorism. right? terrorism is basically the taking of the lives of particularly civilians in a political act that is designed to have some kind of political impact. that strikes me as a strike of terrorism whether it was a mob or al qaeda. was it an act of terrorism perpetrated by a terrorist organization, affiliated with al qaeda and planning and forthright? that we don't know. i don't really see how it wasn't an act of terrorism no matter who did it. >> do you think mr. romney missed an opportunity by focusing on the word terror that the president used in the rose garden speech as opposed to the nearly 14 days or whatever it was that they were still unclear about what happened? >> and continue. look, governor romney had good cards, he overplayed them and the president was age to push him back and pushed him back pretty hard, and he suffered for it. we're not at the point where the administration -- any of us exactly know, nor are we at the point where the administration h
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Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
once insisted, the result of a popular protest. more damningly, this, quote, multiple u.s. federal government officials have confirmed the committee that prior to the september 11 attacks, the u.s. mission in libya made repeated requests for increased security in benghazi. the letter goes on to detail a series of attacks and incidents in libya that formed the basis for those calls for more security resources, resources that the letter alleges were denied by officials in washington. we'll have more on that angle shortly. first, arwa damon joins me. she's back from libya and joins me here in new york. very good to see you safe and sound. walk me back. you were at the site three days after the attack. you have some still photographs that have never been seen before. describe what we see. >> well, the first in these photographs is basically the exterior of the main building at the compound itself. this is the building where the ambassador resided, and the right hand portion of the building is where the so-called safe room was supposed to be. as you can see, the burning all occurred ins
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Oct 31, 2012 2:00am EDT
it out as a region in 2000. good news for recovery in the u.s., but not in europe. europe could lose 1.5 billion on that continent this year. >>> and europeans are considering sending troops into mali. they would provide training to mali's army but wouldn't actually fight. this on the heels of secretary of state hillary clinton's visit to algeria. she is trying to get support for believing al qaeda-linked rebels which have taken over the northern part of the country. >>> u.s. military has imaged to trim its budget a little bit. the budget for intelligence programs in 2012, $53.9 billion. it's the first time the intelligence budget has fall since the attacks of 2001. the 2013 budget is expected to have a drop of 2.3%. >>> and nasa announced that curiosity finished its initial examination of martian soil, and results are similar to volcanic soil found in hawaii. the instrument beamed x-rays of the soil in a process very similar to that that geologists use right here in the u.s. it that has been 453 days since the united states dropped the credit rating. >>> what redoing to get our
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
these books, why do you need to do that at a time when u.s. trust for government and institutions is at an all-time low. that is not good for society. what does jack welch gain by introducing this? there are so many ceos who talk nonsense. what do you gain from this, jack? why don't you take this opportunity to take it back? >> i love you. i'm not talking nonsense, okay? >> i love you more, jack, but fix this. >> wait a minute. wait a minute before we have this lovefest. i told you that these numbers are implausible. we don't have a 5% gdp growth in this quarter. we don't have it, ali. we revised the second quarter down, i'm involved in 14 businesses, i've been looking at them over the last week. the third quarter is not strong. it's not strong, from restaurants -- >> okay. let me ask you this. let me ask you this, jack. i agree with you. this is a lousy economy. 1.3% gdp growth is lousy and yet on wednesday night, mitt romney said again and by the way, barack obama backs up this claim that either one of them will create 12 million jobs in four years. that is three million jobs a year o
CNN
Oct 16, 2012 1:00am EDT
breaking news, about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. it was a terrorist attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, three other americans were killed. security at the time of the attack was modest at best. the white house has come under attack for not providing better protection. just a short time ago this evening, secretary of state clinton traveling in peru, said the buck stops with her and she takes the blame for the assault. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. they're the ones who weigh all of the threats and the risks and the needs and make a considered decision. >> her statement, of course comes just hours before the second presidential debate. first i want to bring in cnn's foreign affairs reporter elise lavat who had the interview. this is the first time that secretary clinton talked about that night in depth, what else did she tell you?
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
advocates inside the u.s. apparatus, the government, to make sure that the families are kept apprised. but you also expect, any department has this, if an employee is lost, a member of our intelligence services, that agency takes ownership of making sure to shepherd the person through the system and around the system to get information. so in many respects, anderson, it is sort of incomprehendible to me, the family members were identified, met with senior officials of the united states, and the secretary of state. it is not as if they don't know where she is. >> initially i thought, maybe they were in contact with sean smith's wife, who i guess was in the netherlands. but she was at this reception, they clearly talked to mayher. >> and that is right, anderson, oftentimes, there is more than one person, so you have the parents of the victim. you may have the spouse or an extended family. and it becomes the government's responsibility to take care of that family and keep them informed. >> well, jill, i know you had reached out. what are they saying? >> well, essentially they say since the be
CNN
Oct 26, 2012 1:00am PDT
of past u.s. foreign policy, he issued no apologies. >> yet the ad has just come out. here's a portion of ad number two titled highest. >> the world needs a strong america and it is stronger now than when i came into office. >> our navy is smaller now than any time since 1917. that's unacceptable to me. this in my view is the highest responsibility of the president of the united states. and i will not cut our military budget by $1 trillion which is the combination of the budget cuts that the president asked. that in my view is making our future less certain and less secure. i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> all right. so there are two charges in that ad, one that the navy is the smallest at any time since 1917, and two, that president obama is cutting $1 trillion out of the defense budget. second item first. keeping them honest, those trillion dollars in cuts were democrats and republicans agreed would happen automatically over ten years, if, i say if, neither side could reach a budget deal by year's end. the navy claimed that the last time it was so small was 191
CNN
Oct 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
attacks on the u.s. mission. the president says we will hunt this person down or these people down and find them. was it hard to find him? >> no, it was not. his name was mentioned in our paper and in the "wall street journal" earlier this week and when a libyan intermediary called him on our behalf, he was eager to talk and set up a meeting. so he met us at a hotel. he walked by a bunch of other journalists who didn't recognize him and we all sat together on the patio. you're right, he is at the very least a key witness. he acknowledged being on the scene even if he didn't say he participated in the attacks. many witnesses have described him as one of the people commanding fighters inside the attack, and it's puzzling to see how much at large and at ease he is around benghazi. >> you say puzzling. not interviewed by any libyan security officials, not interviewed by anyone in the united states? >> nope. i believe he's been interviewed by me and also by reuters. >> bob baer, does it surprise you, so long after these attacks, that a reporter can sit down, sipping a drink in a hotel,
CNN
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
didn't get disseminated quicker. >> well, you have to remember that the u.s. was at a huge disadvantage because they didn't have their own people on the ground. cnn was on the ground before the fbi was. >> you would think that those people would have known. stay with us right now. we want to bring in cnn contribute tore. and cnn national contributor, she visited libya with her employer. fran, what do you make of this e-mail that went to a number of state department officials? remember, we reported earlier on almost sources that i had spoken to said that the state department had realtime access to the facts on the ground. that was patched through, the state department headquarters so we knew that they had realtime access to information. it is true that they had conflicting information. the same law enforcement officials said that they had interviews at the air force base. so that information interviews confirming what they would have heard from the reports on the ground as it was unfolding early on. and we still don't know why is it that, that information wasn't communicated to the un wh
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
month after the deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, an fbi investigation team got to the site and spent only a number of hours in the city. for security reasons, they traveled with u.s. military support. four americans were killed in the september 11th attack, including ambassador chris stevens. >>> the outbreak of noncontagious fungal meningitis has grown to 35 cases in six states. nine new cases in one day. at least five people have died. every patient infected received a steroid injection to the spine, a common treatment for back pain. the plant where the injection is manufactured has voluntarily shut down. >>> american airlines checking for seat problems. they will do an additional check to the lock that locks the seats to the plane's floor. >>> dinosaur hunter at the university of colorado has discovered a new species, a mini dyno, if you will. looked a bit like a porcupine, the size of a house cat and had some big, scary fangs. >> anderson. >>> coming up, al gore takes post debate commentary to a whole new level. reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
galaxy s3. >>> breaking news about the deadly attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. just a short time ago, secretary of state hillary clinton told cnn the buck stops with her, and she takes responsibility for the assault that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. elise, you just interviewed secretary clinton. what exactly did she tell you? >> reporter: well, isha, you know there's been so much political back and forth in washington over who was responsible for the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans and even last week in the vice presidential debate, when asked about those additional requests for security that were denied, the vice president said we didn't know anything about that, and secretary clinton when i asked her about that, she said listen, this is a state department functn. the state department finds the embassy security for embassies and consulates around the world and that's my state department. i have 60,000 employees and i take responsibility, isha. i think she was trying to take a little bit of the he
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Oct 18, 2012 8:00pm EDT
you? how big a deal do you think it is? there have been increasing reports in the u.s. about weapons going toward more extremist groups inside syria. weapons from saudi arabia, from qatar. how big a concern is that to you? how big of a deal do you think that is right now? >> yes, there are concerns w he have some gentlemjahaadi groups. the abandonment from the national community makes the road for activism to go inside. that's why you can see that some troops are moving into syria. the more shall the longer that crisis stays, the more prone we will be to be subject to such violence from these groups. we are concerned that these weapons can get to these people. not only us. it has to be understood if these troops get stronger and this, of course, has a revolution stays longer, then the entire world will be hit by this or will be touched by this fire. >> so what do you do, bob? what do you do? >> i think you have to go in and take the regime out. i really don't like intervention in the middle east. let this soar and spread like this, like i said, we are going to pay for it. >> when you
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
that fatal shooting near the u.s.-mexican border. the border patrol agent murder of nicholas ivie and the other agent on friday. the agents were shot after a tripped ground sensor near the border in arizona. >>> officials now say patients in nearly two dozen states may have received steroid shots linked to a fungus with a deadly meningitis outbreak. all of them received steroids that came from the same manufacturer in massachusetts. chief correspondent dr. sanjay gupta is following this. he joins me now. there are two types of meningitis, sanjay. which type of this? >> this is known as fungal meningitis. it's a type of mold. bacterial meningitis is a different form. caused by bacteria, obviously. it can be treated with antibiotics. and the type of meningitis you hear about at college campuses, that's typically viral meningitis. viral meningitis and bacterial meningitis more common but more contagious. the good news about fungal meningitis, typically it's not contagious. it's very hard to spread it from person to person. >> so they traced the source of this infection from a bad set
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Oct 13, 2012 1:00am PDT
democrats. her uncle is a former democratic governor and u.s. senator. her first cousin is a democratic congressman. earlier in her career, she was a congressional aide for democrat bill brewster from oklahoma. mind you, being a democrat in her home state is not necessarily like being one in washington. >> an oklahoma democrat in a lot of respects is more conservative than a lot of republicans. >> reporter: her long-time close friend, leslie belcher, says she's not even sure of janna's political affiliation but janna has friends of all political stripes. >> she is very easygoing, very friendly. janna is probably the most approachable person i have ever met. >> reporter: janna went to school at wellesley college outside boston like her mother and hillary clinton. after that she was off to get a law degree in washington. while working in d.c. she acquired a reputation as a smart, up and coming lobbyist. then in 1999, her professional life took a turn toward the personal side. she met the young first term republican representative, paul ryan. >> she was very starry-eyed, very sm
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Oct 5, 2012 1:00am PDT
u.s. military support. four americans were killed in the september 11th attack, including ambassador chris stevens. >>> the outbreak of noncontagious fungal meningitis has grown to 35 cases in 6 states. that's 9 new cases in one day. at least five people have died. every patient infected received a steroid injection to the spine, a common treatment for back pain. each patient received an injection of a steroid. the plant where the injection is manufactured has voluntarily shut down. >>> american airlines checking for seat problems. they will do an additional check to the lock that locks the seats to the plane's floor. >>> dinosaur hunter at the university of colorado has discovered a new species, a mini dyno, if you will. scientists say it looked like a porcupine, the size of a house cat and had some big, scary fangs. >> anderson. >>> coming up, al gore takes post debate commentary to a whole new level. the "ridiculist" is next. >>> time now for the "ridiculist." and it's the night after the first presidential debate so of course, there was a lot of analysis going on all day but as i
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Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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Oct 9, 2012 1:00am PDT
u.s. senate, but i think americans are craving something new and different. >> biden was on his best behavior, carefully aiming his attacks at her running mate, john mccain, not at palin herself. and that was by design. >> he had to be careful not to be talking down to her in any way, not only because she didn't have any national experience but also because she was a woman, and both of those things are a little tricky to deal with. >> despite a lack of substance in many of her answers, analysts say palin did just fine in that debate. >> say it ain't so, joe. there you go again. >> partly because biden didn't challenge her directly much. >> it's good to see you all. >> later this week, biden will be on the debate stage once again against a much more seasoned politician this time and is expected to come out swinging. >> he's fast on the cuff. he's a witty guy. he knows who he is and he's been doing this for 40 years. you're not going to rattle joe biden. joe is very good on the attack. >> don't forget, the traditional role of a vice presidential candidate is to go on the attack. t
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Oct 25, 2012 1:00am PDT
in the attack in benghazi, libya. a key suspect in the murder of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. we know who he is. we know where he is, who's got him and whether american interrogators will be able to get at him. in addition tonight, we've got new insight into just how quickly the state department knew about the military sophistication of the actual assault. frank townsend will join us shortly. along with former cia officer bob baer. and you'll hear as well from senator john mccain. i want to start with the suspect and a "360" exclusive. earlier reporting said access to the suspect was being blocked. intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly has learned otherwise. she joins us now. what have you heard? >> right, anderson. what we're hearing from a u.s. government official that the u.s. does fully intend and expect to get access to this individual. there's a little bit of negotiating going on. there's a process in place. the fbi is expected to take the lead on this negotiation, though intelligence officials are also expected to be in the
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
u.s. embassy and had killed the u.s. ambassador, two navy s.e.a.l.s and another american that is still an act of terrorism. it is the taking of the lives of civilians in a political act that is designed to have some kind of political impact. it strikes me as an act of trer i terrorism. was it affiliated with al qaeda with planing and forethought that we don't know. but i don't see how it wasn't an act of terrorism no matter who did it. do you think he missed an opportunity focusing on the word terrorism as opposed to the nearly 14 days of whatever it was that they were still unclear about what happened? >> and continue, governor romney had good cards and he over played them and he was able to push them back pretty hard and he played them. >> nor are we at the point where the administration is selling a false narrative. but there are four people dead and it is serious. the question that is hanging in the air here is was the libya war a good idea? president obama has two wars, afghanistan which he escalated and libya which he chose. >> do you think it hinges on whether or not you h
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Oct 3, 2012 1:00am PDT
, this, que, mu u.s. federal government officials have confirmed the commtethat prior to the september 11 aks mission in libyaade repeated requests for increased security in benghazi. the letteroes on to detail a sees of attacks and incidents in libya that formedhe basis for those calls for more curity that the letter allewashington. we'll have more on that angle shortly. fit, arwa damon joins me. shs back from libya and joins erme h new york. veryood to see y safe and sound. walk me back you were at the site thr days afr tackthe at. that have never been sn before. describe what we see. >> well, the first in these photographs is basically the exterior of the main building the compound itself. this is the ilding where the ambassadoresided, and the right hand portion of the builng is where the so-called safe room was supposed to . occurred inside the buildi itself. it doesn't look very touched on the outside. >> no. veryuch a lot of the damage on this building inside, happening inside. burng. the's one part othe builfmédig where there's an entrance wa into this so-called fe that is pr
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